The Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives is calling upon Governor Tom Wolf to conduct a “full audit” of the state’s election, citing alleged improprieties, suppression of lawful poll observers, and rogue Pennsylvania Supreme Court rulings that ignored Pennsylvania election law.
Cutler announced he’d seek an audit in a virtual press conference on Saturday.
In a letter to the Governor, Speaker Bryan Cutler lays out a list of election irregularities that necessitate a full audit of the election. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court had ordered election officials to receive and count ballots that arrived at polling places after 8PM on election day, an act that Cutler is pointing to as a violation of the state constitution.
Cutler points to the waiver of ballot signature requirements by the Pennsylvania Secretary of State as a problematic practice in an election that was largely conducted by mail for the first time in the history of Pennsylvania. Previously, absentee mail-in voters needed a valid reason to mail in a ballot in the commonwealth’s elections.
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